Painted Inspiration!

Painted Inspiration! Summer is coming to an end, kids are back at school and we have more structure and routine with the close of summer vacation. You can almost feel autumn in the air! We love the changing seasons, there is always something to look forward to and each season brings new opportunities to paint {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Uncle Sam!

Uncle Sam! What have you painted today? Uncle Sam is a pure bright white and it’s the perfect white when mixing your own custom colors or beautiful all by its self! Uncle Sam was created to accompany any shade of color as well as be the star of show.  Our paintriot’s have been busy painting beautiful {Read More…}

Creating an heirloom!

Seventies Bentwood Rocker Becomes an Heirloom! Heirlooms are something special handed down from one generation to another, regardless of the current function or value. Do you have a special piece of furniture or decor that represents a meaningful event or memory and it makes you smile & reflect on its sentimental beginnings?  Linda created a family heirloom {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Born on the 4th!

Born on the 4th! Born on the 4th is a deep midnight blue that was developed in honor and celebration for the president of American Paint Company, Amrita Reitz!  We love this rich deep regal color and we are excited to share some of our retailers painted pieces using Born on the 4th with you. Painted Past Designs  {Read More…}

It’s all about the color!

Endless Color options! American Paint Company paint colors can be mixed to create an endless variety of colors, tones, shades and hues! Our colors were meant to be mixed and matched and we give you license to use your Creative Freedom!   At American Paint Company we love color, all colors! KD’s Sweet Pickens used Home Plate, {Read More…}

This and That Thursday!

This and That Thursday! Do you love a nice buffet as much as we do? Buffets are so versatile they can be used as a storage space, a kitchen island, dresser, or you can use them in a foyer as a special statement piece! Here are a few examples of buffets our paintriots have painted {Read More…}

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red

Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red Thank you to Lisa DeSantiago, from Double Take Decor, Hamilton, Montana for this inspiration and unique idea.  This is Lisa’s words on how to turn your dresser into a fire truck with fireworks red. Turn your Dresser into a Fire Truck with Fireworks Red We were going {Read More…}

Monday’s Retailer Inspiration!

Whether you love bold bright color or subdued neutrals, it seems as though everyone has a favorite and sometimes a handful of favorite colors.  Color influences us on so many levels and sometimes is down right scary to pick a color for that special piece of furniture.  We want our homes and work spaces to {Read More…}

You Won’t Believe how this $25 Dresser Looks After She Painted it

Without any sanding or stripping the piece, Charlene Wray painted this old dresser with Clay / Chalk / Mineral paint and added Dark Vintage Antiquing Wax for an incredible transformation! “This is my very first piece painted with APC! Bought this piece for $25 and it needed some love!” Adding Texture & Dark Vintage Antiquing Wax {Read More…}

All things new again!

Hello, 2015! This seems like a good time to complete all of those half-finished projects I started waaaaaay back in 2014. If you have been to our shop, All Things New Again in Leesburg, VA, in the past six months or so … you may have seen me working on this lampshade. That stencil—with its {Read More…}

How to Crackle Using American Paint Company and Glue

We’ll get to the blah-blah-blah on how I painted this vintage red buffet in a minute, but for now let’s go straight to the “after” pictures. Here it is! I (FINALLY) love this buffet. This buffet didn’t turn out as I originally planned when a weird seam mark appeared where two pieces of wood were {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture with Paint

Painting is easy with American Paint Company chalk and clay paint.   Look at what got painted this week: Weathered Pieces painted this dresser with a mix of Home Plate and Momma’s Lipstick.  Silver Mica was added to Clear Wax for the finish. Fabulous Finishes painted this cabinet using Cameo over Tarnished Platter and finished in Clear {Read More…}

Happy Thanksgiving! We are grateful for…

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  We are grateful for all of our families, friends and wonderful customers this year. We are also thankful for a healthy chalk and clay based paint to repurpose furniture and give it new life! Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and SAFE holiday weekend! #americanpaintcompany

Painting with American Paint Company’s All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

American Paint Company’s all natural chalk and clay paint creates beautiful finishes easily and without any harsh chemicals or odors. Look at the amazing looks you too can create! Sassy Frass Company painted this using Heaven’s Light and Treasure Box and finished in Dark Wax. Trent River Designs painted this with Parchment and finished then Top Coat {Read More…}

Painting With All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

At American Paint Company, we offer over 40 beautiful colors to complete your next painting project. Here’s a sampling of what our paintriots transformed this week: Farmhouse Inspired painted this hutch using Voyage and Home Plate. Simple Matters  painted this secretary using Cannonball and Navajo White. Refined and Designed painted this dresser using Beach Glass and {Read More…}

American Paint Company Transforms Furniture

It’s a wonderful week to do a paint project using American Paint Company all natural chalk and clay paint. Look what our paintriots did now: Junque in My Trunk in Kansas painted this little cabinet using Dollar Bill over Amber Waves of Grain with Desert Cactus. Trent River Designs  painted this dresser using Dollar Bill, {Read More…}

Orange + Black = Happy Halloween with American Paint Company

It’s been a spooky week for our paintriots and everyone is ready for Halloween.  Look what treats they have to share: Tanglefoot and Company painted this high chair using Orange Grove and finished in Clear Wax. Refined and Designed painted this chest using Cannonball. Serious Fun Art Studio painted these pumpkin cut outs using Orange Grove, {Read More…}

Mica Magic – Using American Paint Company Mica Powder

Every once in a while, I’ll get an email from someone who’d like to know if we’re interested in a piece of furniture.  This happened a while back and I was SO excited when I saw the pictures of  a charming vintage vanity.  Here’s what she looked like when we picked her up. I have wanted to paint one {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture with American Paint Company

It’s a beautiful fall week to paint projects!  Look what the paintriots did this week: Brick Street Cottage painted this cute little table using Gunpowder for the base, Limoges and then Treasure Box for the stripes. Not Too Shabby transformed this oak entertainment center into a cute little kitchenette using Shoreline, Navajo White and Cannonball. Treasure {Read More…}

Creating a Copper Penny Look

Find a table, pick it up, [Give it a beautiful copper penny makeover with American Paint Company products] All day long, have good luck! * * * I lit up when I found this vintage smoking stand on a recent weekend getaway. The ashtray on top was long gone, but that’s OK since I don’t smoke {Read More…}

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